Pea Arugula Pesto

  • Candida-Friendly
  • Dairy-Free
  • Detox-Friendly
  • Egg-Free
  • Gluten-Free
  • Grain-Free
  • Keto
  • Kid Friendly
  • Peanut-Free
  • Soy-Free
  • Sugar-Free
  • Vegan


  • ½ cup thawed frozen peas (you can use fresh peas, too)
  • 1 good handful of fresh arugula (roughly just over a cup)
  • 2.5 T raw walnuts
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • Juice of ½ a lemon
  • 3-4 T olive oil (you may need more or less depending on your texture preference)
  • Salt and pepper

Personal tips

  • You could toss the pesto over zucchini noodles or lentil pasta.
  • You could combine a few tablespoons of the pesto with a cup of cooked chickpeas and blend in a food processor for a flavor-packed hummus dip!

Cooking Instructions

  1. Throw all the ingredients in a food processor or vitamix and blend.
  2. Add olive oil as needed for desired thickness.
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste.